Public Relations

Organizational Development

The Public Relations Program

is responsible for Organizational Development in the Public Health and Human Services Division. Organizational development includes: branding and marketing through designing and implementing media strategic including the use of social media, team building, customer service initiatives, building and sustaining good relationships between the division and the community.

The Public Relations team coordinates COVID-19 information with several parties of the EBCI. They serve on the EBCI Mass Vaccination Committee and disseminate important information for the community’s knowledge. They partner with Western North Carolina Health Network in multiple campaigns catered to the health priorities of the region. Follow WNC Health Network on Facebook.

Every month, division programs and their recognitions are highlighted on our social media. Follow EBCI Public Health & Human Services on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The program shares information from a multitude of reputable programs and organizations, in addition to relevant to COVID-19 and resources. All information is shared to reinforce the PHHS mission, recognize the impact and address the importance of social determinants of health, and encourage Cherokee cultural knowledge and activities.

The EBCI Public Health & Human Services Mission is this:

“HONORING our Cherokee Community by PROVIDING excellent service, PROMOTING health, and SERVING families in a culturally respectful way.” 


Public Relations

43 John Crowe Hill Dr.
PO Box 666
Cherokee, NC 28719

Radonna Crowe
Public Relations Specialist

Chelsea Martinez
Public Relations
Assistant & Media Designer

7:45 am – 4:30 pm

Junaluska Leadership Council


EBCI Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) use a variety of social media options to communicate and interact with the public. Those sites and applications include popular social networking and media sites, such as Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. These social networking and media sites are operated by a third party, therefore your activity on these third party sites is governed by the security, privacy policy, and user agreements of those sites, which we have linked to below.

You should review the third-party security, privacy policies, and user agreements before using the sites and ensure that you understand how your information may be used. If you have an account with a third-party Web site, and choose to follow, like, friend, or comment certain information associated with your account may be made available to PHHS based on the privacy policy of the third-party Web site and your privacy settings within that third-party Web site. Therefore, you should also adjust privacy settings on your account to match your preferences.

It is the policy of PHHS that any comments that contain spam or are improper, inflammatory, off-topic or offensive shall be removed. Repeat offenders may be subject to banning.

EBCI PHHS strives to make the information contained on these third party sites as timely and accurate as possible, PHHS makes no claim, promise, or guarantee about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents on these third party sites, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of these sites. Items posted on these third party sites do not necessarily reflect the views or act as endorsements by EBCI PHHS.